Security Monitor

Library

Employer/Library: 
Zion-Benton Public Library District
Library Type: 
Public Library
County: 
Lake

Position Details

Full Time or Part Time: 
Part Time
Hours: 
Part-time 16 hours/ week, Non-Exempt. Hours are Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 3pm-7pm, and Wednesday 2pm-6pm. Occasional Saturdays and help needed during “late-night” events after regular library hours. Eventual Sunday hours required.
Salary: 
$11-$13

Reports to: Maintenance Security Supervisor

Jobs Supervised:May supervise volunteers as assigned.

>Schedule: Part-time 16 hours/ week, Non-Exempt. Hours are Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 3pm-7pm, and Wednesday 2pm-6pm. Occasional Saturdays and help needed during "late-night" events after regular library hours. Eventual Sunday hours required.

Wage:Starting between $11- $13 per hour, experience is a factor in the starting range.

Nature and Scope of Position:

The Security Monitor will be responsible for the safety of the library, its staff and patrons. The Applicant must be confidant in de-escalation techniques and handling a variety of issues involving the public on a daily basis. The Applicant will have to deal directly with children 8-18 on a daily basis in an after school club setting.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Patrol and monitor library
  • Supervise the library's After School Program and serve snacks daily
  • Engage with difficult or irate adult and youth patrons and de-escalate situations
  • Remove banned patrons from premises by non-physically confrontational means
  • Work directly with local law enforcement
  • Be able to navigate CCTV system
  • Perform cash deposit drops at local bank
  • Write incident reports in electronic log system
  • Act as witness in court
  • Assist with room set ups
  • light janitorial duties
  • May serve as person-in-charge as assigned
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Essential Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Knowing when to "observe-and-report" and when to engage a subject.
  • Good verbal judo skills
  • Professional demeanor and a team player.
  • Strong ability to adapt to change.
  • Basic keyboard, data entry, and typing skills.
  • Ability to provide outstanding customer service.
  • Well-developed oral communications skill.Sec
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to read, write and speak English.
  • Ability to give and receive instructions in English.
  • Alpha-numeric recognition skill.
  • Ability to use basic office equipment.
  • Ability to pass a criminal background check.
  • Must have access to reliable transportation.

Physical requirements:

  • Requires full range of motion, including standing, sitting, or walking for extended periods
  • Requires bending, stooping, and reaching to retrieve library materials
  • Must have dexterity and eye-hand coordination to move materials or operate automated equipment
  • Must be able to lift boxes of books, paper, or other items weighing up to 40 lbs

Contacts: Patrons, volunteers, other library staff, and peers at other organizations

Working Conditions: Normal office conditions. Occasional outside duties in permitting weather

Education and Experience:

  • Previous security experience is preferred
  • Ability to deal with patrons of all skill levels and ages
  • Ability to represent the library at professional and community events
  • Ability to read, write, and speak Spanish is a plus

Zion-Benton Public Library District is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Please see job listing at: https://zblibrary.info/jobs/

To Apply

Application Deadline: 
Open until filled
Application Note: 

To apply please submit a resume, letter of interest and three professional references to Bonn Busch, Maintenance/Security Supervisor bbusch@zblibrary.org

Application Contact: 
Mikael Jacobsen
Apply To: 
Zion-Benton Public Library District
2400 Gabriel Ave.
Zion , IL 60099
Phone: 8478724680
42° 27' 3.6576" N, 87° 50' 22.38" W
Illinois